• Special Weather Statement

    GAZ006-007-100030- Gilmer GA-Fannin GA- 805 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN GILMER AND NORTHERN FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT... At 805 PM EDT...a strong thunderstorm was near Cherry Log, or near Ellijay...moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light...unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary street flooding especially in poor drainage areas. Some locations in the path of this storm include Ellijay, Blue Ridge, East Ellijay, Morganton, Hemp, Higdon, Loving, Epworth, Mineral Bluff, Cherry Log, Mountaintown, Colwell, Culberson and Copperhill. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to hydroplaning. LAT...LON 3496 8417 3495 8418 3493 8416 3492 8413 3490 8413 3465 8446 3476 8459 3499 8445 3499 8413 TIME...MOT...LOC 0005Z 230DEG 24KT 3477 8447 WIND...40MPH $$

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